specialty journal of psychology and management
IS SMARTPHONE ADDICTION RELATED TO LONELINESS?
Muhammad Iqbal1, Gadies Nurdiani2
This research is aimed to observe the relation of loneliness with Smartphone addiction. This research used survey methodology with quantitative approaches. The population of this research are smart phone users with sample those users in Jakarta amount of 100 respondents with age range from 16 to over 30 years old. The instrument used to measure the loneliness in this research is Russel instrument and the instrument used to measure Smartphone addiction is the instrument that modified from Zahrani’s instrument which refers to Griffiths Theory. The sample collected with accidental sampling. The result of this research shows that there is no significant relation between loneliness with Smartphone addiction, with r value about 0,175 and P>0, 05.